Faux television newscasts produced by the son of a woman who was in a coma when...– Crystal Bartolovich writes about Goodbye, Lenin in a much nicer way than Žižek does, while, more or less, making the same point. This is, by the way, what bummers look like. From “History after the End of History: Critical Counterfactualism and Revolution,” 2006.
I think we have gone through a period when too many children and people have...– How could I sleep at night if I thought Thatcher’s words were not persistently heeded in the corridors of power and Glenn Beck’s studio?
LET US, HOWEVER, RETURN to the war in Vietnam and the response that it has...– Oh fuck. Here comes Noam Chomsky, time traveling from 1967, to tell us all what’s wrong with the DC establishment media. That’s right: s/Vietnam/Iraq/g etc. Brought to you by NYRB:...
Neoliberal theorists are, however, profoundly suspicious of democracy....– David Harvey basically explains contemporary US foreign policy perfectly in 2003’s Brief History of Neoliberalism.